Besides the great views, there's a historic lighthouse, a visitor center, some nice tide pools down below and good whale-watching in the winter.
Pros and ConsMuch of the year, there's enough moisture in the air to obscure the views - and it's a long drive out from downtown if you can't see anything. But on a clear day- it's brilliant.
More About Cabrillo National MonumentIf you need more information, check the Complete Guide to Cabrillo National Monument. It will tell you about hours, how to get tickets, admission discounts, how to get there and the best time to go.
See where it is on a map. It's the orange pin.